Springfield officer involved in injury crash - WSMV Channel 4

Springfield officer involved in injury crash

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SPRINGFIELD, TN (WSMV) -

A Springfield police officer was involved in an injury crash on Monday that sent two people to the hospital.

The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and South Mable.

The officer's patrol car struck a Chevrolet Impala from behind, which then struck a light pole.

Three people were in the car, two were injured, including a child.

Springfield officer James Pattie, a 15-year veteran of the department, was driving the patrol car. He was not injured.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

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